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Feb 23, 2018, 14:04 ET Progress for Canadian Pulses in India

NEW DELHI, Feb. 23, 2018 /CNW/ - Pulses were high on the agenda during bilateral discussions between the Prime Minister of India and the Prime Minister of Canada earlier today. The two governments...


Jun 28, 2017, 08:00 ET "Megumi" Takes Top Prize in National Pulse Food Development Competition

WINNIPEG, June 28, 2017 /CNW/ - An innovative beverage that provides 11 g of protein and 24% of the daily recommended intake of dietary fibre won first place in Pulse Canada's tenth annual Mission:...


May 16, 2017, 18:48 ET Canada's pulse and special crops industry supports the Government's commitment to improve supply chain performance

WINNIPEG, May 16, 2017 /CNW/ - Pulse Canada and the Canadian Special Crops Association expect to see increased rail freight capacity and improved levels of service as a result of the legislative...


Apr 04, 2017, 10:09 ET New York Academy of Sciences Special Report Recognizes Pulses' Contribution to Human and Environmental Health

WINNIPEG, April 4, 2017 /CNW/- A publication of Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS) supported by the Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science says that pulses provide an affordable,...


Mar 30, 2017, 10:36 ET Canadian Pulse Industry Welcomes Extension of Fumigation Waiver

WINNIPEG, March 30, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian pulse industry is pleased that India has officially renewed the fumigation derogation (waiver) that will enable trade to resume. India extended the...


Feb 07, 2017, 10:51 ET Pulse Canada Supports the Plan to Unleash the Ag Food Sector's Growth Potential

WINNIPEG, Feb. 7, 2017 /CNW/ - Yesterday the Advisory Council on Economic Growth released its second wave of recommendations to the Government of Canada. Canada's ag food sector ranks high with the...


Jan 18, 2017, 08:00 ET 25 by 2025: Canadian Pulse Industry Sets Ambitious Target for Future Growth

WINNIPEG, Jan. 18, 2017 /CNW/ - The Pulse Canada Board of Directors is aiming high to accelerate growth and generate significant new demand for pulses and pulse ingredients by 2025. Board members set ...


Nov 04, 2016, 08:00 ET Pulse and Special Crops Industry Supports Government's Strategic Plan for the Future of Transportation in Canada

WINNIPEG, Nov. 4, 2016 /CNW/ - Pulse Canada and the Canadian Special Crops Association (CSCA) support the Government of Canada's long-term vision of a transportation system that is based on higher...


Oct 14, 2016, 10:37 ET Eating pulses is a great way to show your support for World Food Day, says Chef Michael Smith

World Food Day addresses role of food and agriculture on climate #WFD2016 #LovePulses WINNIPEG, Oct. 14, 2016 /CNW/ - Chef Michael Smith is asking Canadians to support World Food Day on October 16 by ...


Oct 11, 2016, 14:39 ET Eating pulses is a great way to show your support for World Food Day, says Chef Michael Smith

World Food Day addresses role of food and agriculture on climate #WFD2016 #LovePulses WINNIPEG, Oct. 11, 2016 /CNW/ - Chef Michael Smith is asking Canadians to support World Food Day on October 16 by ...


Jul 28, 2016, 08:00 ET Canadian Researcher Dr. Joyce Boye Appointed by the FAO as a Special Ambassador for the International Year of Pulses 2016 (IYP)

WINNIPEG, July 28, 2016 /CNW/ - Pulse Canada applauds the UN's Food and Agricultural Organization for nominating Dr. Joyce Boye, a distinguished researcher and innovator from Canada, as FAO Special...


Apr 19, 2016, 12:36 ET Pulse Canada Seeks Postponement of Sunset Provisions in Fair Rail for Grain Farmers Act

WINNIPEG, April 19, 2016 /CNW/ - Pulse Canada encourages the Government of Canada to postpone the sunset provisions of the Fair Rail for Grain Farmers Act, which will take effect August 1, 2016. The...


Apr 11, 2016, 09:00 ET Celebrate Earth Month with a Plate of Pulses

Eating beans, peas, chickpeas and lentils is a great way to take action during Earth Month WINNIPEG, April 11, 2016 /CNW/ - Canadians can make a real difference in the health of the planet simply by...


Mar 04, 2016, 10:00 ET "Fiberger" Takes Top Prize in National Food Development Competition

WINNIPEG, March 4, 2016 /CNW/ - An innovative, nutritious, high fibre meat extender was crowned national champion in the ninth annual Mission: ImPULSEible food product development competition....


Nov 10, 2015, 09:00 ET Canada's $3 Billion Pulse Industry Celebrates Launch of the UN International Year of Pulses 2016

WINNIPEG, Nov. 10, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) launched the International Year of Pulses 2016 (IYP) in Rome, Italy. Pulses—dry beans, dry peas,...


Jul 10, 2015, 10:28 ET Chocolate Cake Made From Chickpeas and Beans Wins First Place in National Food Development Competition

WINNIPEG, July 10, 2015 /CNW/ - A decadent, chocolate-coconut cake was crowned national champion in the eighth annual Mission:ImPULSEible food product development competition. The Celebration Coco...


Jul 03, 2015, 12:20 ET New Campaign Will Give North America a Reason to be Passionate About Pulses

SASKATOON, July 3, 2015 /CNW/ - North Americans will soon be learning a lot about pulses. A consumer marketing campaign, which will run from November 2015 through 2017-18, will teach consumers about...


Jun 23, 2015, 09:00 ET Call for Mutual Recognition of MRLs on Crop Protection Products

CALGARY, June 23, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian pulse and special crop industry has come out in strong support of Canada recognizing trusted international assessments such as Codex, and utilizing risk...


Jun 22, 2015, 14:11 ET It's Time for a New National Dream

CALGARY, June 22, 2015 /CNW/ - Pulse Canada and the Canadian Special Crops Association (CSCA) welcomed guests from the ag industry and across all shipping sectors to the Pulse and Special Crops...


Jan 26, 2015, 13:25 ET Weekly Performance Report Marks Turning Point for Discussions on Rail Freight Service

WINNIPEG, Jan. 26, 2015 /CNW/ - Today Pulse Canada and its partners in the *Ag Transport Coalition released the first of a series of weekly performance measurement reports aimed at increasing...


Jan 02, 2014, 15:46 ET United Nations Proclaims 2016 the "International Year of Pulses"

WINNIPEG, Jan. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Pulses have captured the attention of the United Nations. The UN General Assembly voted to declare 2016 as the "International Year of Pulses." "This is an extraordinary ...